JoAnn Falletta was the seventh of 12 guest conductors to lead the Alabama Symphony Orchestra this season. Ms. Falletta conducted the Masterworks series Friday and Saturday night at the Alys Stephens Center. The program featured Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8 as well as Tchaikovsky's "Variations on a Rococo Theme" featuring cellist Mark Kosower and Kodály's "Dances of Galánta".
Ms. Falletta spoke with WBHM's program director Michael Krall. A portion of this interview originally aired on WBHM's new arts and culture program, Tapestry, on Thursday, January 27th at 6:30 p.m. and on Morning Edition on Friday, January 28th. Clicking on the audio link above will take you to an extended interview.